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  • Nature and the City: What Good is Urban Conservation?

    Monday, April 16, 2012 | 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    The New York Academy of Sciences

    Presented by Hot Topics in Green Science and Sustainability and The Nature Conservancy

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    From New York's High Line to the Los Angeles River, there's a new energy across the United States about recapturing nature in cities. But can these efforts be about more than building quality of life for urban residents? Can they actually rebuild biodiversity as well (not to mention support for conservation)? Leading scientists, authors and urban conservationists discuss the science behind and promise for today’s urban conservation efforts.

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    This event is part of the Discourses on Nature and Society Series

    In this four-part series, the New York Academy of Sciences and the The Nature Conservancy explore the relationship between conservation and our increasingly urban existence.

    Other upcoming events in this series:
    Energy for the Next 20 Years: Protecting the Environment and Meeting Our Demands, January 12, 2012
    Creating the Next Conservation Movement—Or Do We Even Need One?, February 23, 2012
    Beyond Ideology: How Should We Feed Ourselves if We Care About Nature?, May 8, 2012

    Package pricing available at a discounted rate.

    Learn more about the series.